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    Sale 1914

    Ancient Jewelry

    6 December 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 398

    A GREEK GOLD FINGER RING

    CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 5TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    A GREEK GOLD FINGER RING
    CLASSICAL PERIOD, CIRCA LATE 5TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
    The plain hoop rounded on the exterior, bevelled on the sides, and flat on the interior, expanding to the slightly off-set oval bezel, engraved with a lion head with a lolling tongue wearing a crested Corinthian helmet
    7/8 in. (2.2 cm.) wide; ring size 5¼


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    Provenance

    European Private Collection, 1989.